Food Pantry Fund Drive
2014 Christmas Chronicle


NBA Player to Hold Basketball Camp at Salvation Army North Corps Center July 8

The Salvation Army North Corps Community Center will host National Basketball Association player PJ Tucker for a day-long basketball camp. PJ Tucker is a professional basketball player who played three seasons at the University of Texas, earning the titles of Second Team All-American and Big 12 Player of the Year. He has played for the Phoenix Suns since the summer of 2012.

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The Salvation Army/KETV 7 Can Help Kids Back to School Backpack Program Underway

The Salvation Army and KETV 7 Can Help Kids are teaming up to collect new school supplies from July 1 through August 5.  Every year, the Back to School Backpack Program provides thousands of children with backpacks, school supplies and free school health checks at locations across the metro. 

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Westlake Hardware Fan Drive Helps Those In Need Beat The Heat

Westlake Ace Hardware teams up with The Salvation Army
in Omaha to raise money for fans.

This summer, Westlake Ace Hardware has once again teamed up with The Salvation Army in Omaha to help collect money for fans. All money raised will be used to purchase fans the local charity will distribute this summer to qualified individuals.

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Team WLSL™ Set to Break World Record on June 18, 2015

Largest Swim Lesson in 24 Hours Sends the Message

Swimming Lessons Save Lives™ to millions around the globe.

The Salvation Army Kroc Center Serving as an Official Host Location


Omaha, NE  – On Thursday, June 18th, 2015, tens of thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the world will unite for the sixth year in a row to set a new Guinness World Record.™ The global record attempt for The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL), will take place at 10 a.m. CDT.

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Traditional Tent Revival

Weekend activities are open to the public.  Highlights include
food, refreshments, music and activities for children. 

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Eleven years after Joan Kroc’s historic $1.5 billion bequest to The Salvation Army, 26
Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers ­– including Omaha – are now open, providing a variety of cultural, educational, fitness and social programs in neighborhoods that historically have lacked them. In a study commissioned by The Salvation Army, researchers at Partners for Sacred Places and McClanahan Associates, Inc. quantified the annual positive social and economic impact these centers are creating for and in their communities, totaling $258,178,776 (based on 2014 data).

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The Salvation Army's Emergency Response in Nepal: An Overview
PrayForNepalAS The Salvation Army's response in Nepal continues to grow, Damaris Frick – from The Salvation Army's International Emergency Services – has provided an overview of the many activities currently taking place, along with an insight into the way the international team is fully sharing with the people of Nepal, especially as they recover from a second major earthquake.

The relief operations underway can loosely be separated into urban and rural projects. Broadly speaking, the urban ministry – in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur – is centred around camps for displaced people, including camp management roles and the provision of food and water. In rural areas, The Salvation Army is supplying food and shelter to remote communities in Ramechhap and Sindhupalchok Districts and around Ghorka.

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The Salvation Army Omaha Kroc Center is celebrating five years of making Omaha a better place.  In those five years, over one million people have entered the Kroc Center for programs, services, and community events. 

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Sign up for a free DubLi account

Doing some online shopping? Sign up for a free DubLi account and earn Cashback with every purchase. Feel good every time you buy - a percentage of your purchase will benefit The Salvation Army.

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The Salvation Army and the LGBT Community

Each year, thanks to generous donations, The Salvation Army serves nearly 30 million Americans - or one person every second - from a variety of backgrounds. People who come to us for assistance will be served according to their need and our capacity to help - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

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